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Dryer not running has current

My dryer has power going to it as the light works when the door is open after that it is down hill, The timer doesn't run down with the power plugged in . The thermal fuses are fine all the wiring is fine that I can see or test. So any suggestions before I start ordering parts?

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Zedlast Did you check the door switch? If the door switch is fine, reset the circuit breaker. If it does not help then check the power cord connection to the dryer. One of two hot wires could be loose or burned out. If nothing of the above helped, let me know. Gendos...post back

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